the legal resource for fitness entrepreneurs
the legal resource for fitness entrepreneurs

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Gabi Suarez

Are Digital Contracts Legal?

Digital contracts make life easy. And, they are legal. What are the benefits? Save Money.You’ll save on postage, which is the biggest expense — even if you are paying for a signature service. Save time. The mail can be a guessing game. Email is instantaneous, and signing online takes minutes. A contract can be sent,...
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Rachel Brenke details three ways not having a contract can cripple a business

3 Ways Not Having A Contract Can Cripple Your Business – Business Bites Podcast®

  What’s in this episode: Working with others can be riddled with issues, especially if you aren’t on the same page. Rachel teaches you why having a services contract in place can help prevent issues from happening, and preserve your working relationship with others.   What you will learn:  What things can go wrong when...
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DIY contracts are a bad idea

The Dangers of Self-Drafting A Contract – Business Bites Podcast®

  The gist:  When we first start our fitness businesses, we want things done quickly, and involving as little money as possible. So it’s not surprising that business owners would rather self-draft a contract than have an attorney do it for them. Join Rachel as she discusses why this may be one area that you...
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Layers of Protection – Business Bites Podcast®

      What’s in this Episode:  Your fitness business needs layers to protect you and your business from liability. In this episode Rachel peels back the layers, and covers the legal trifecta: contracts, liability insurance, and business formation. These are needed to keep your fitness business running smoothly. What you will learn: Why protecting...
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Natural Disasters and Your Fitness Gym

How to Legally Prepare Your Business for Natural Disasters

Hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and tornadoes are some of the hardest things to hit small businesses. So, how do you prepare your fitness business for natural disasters? In March of 2020, tornadoes ripped through Tennessee killing 22 people. Among the 140 buildings damaged was CrossFit Hermitage. The statistics from the Small Business Administration suggest that one-third...
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Do Fun Fitness Memes Violate Copyright Law?

Do Fun Fitness Memes Violate Copyright Law?

Memes are the internet’s universal language. Especially for the fitness industry. If there’s one thing they do really well, it’s creating and sharing memes. Many will use images they find on google. Those images usually have a copyright owner. So, are they legal? An internet meme is a derivative work. This means that usually, the...
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Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Do Website Legalities Matter for Your Fitness Website?

Having an online presence in this digital age is crucial to pretty much any business. Yes, there are people who are making it without one, or with a bad one. There are some who never blog but have a long list of potential and current clients. But this isn’t the norm. A website/blog is your virtual...
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Are Internet Checkboxes A Good Choice?

Are Internet Checkboxes A Good Choice?

Do checkboxes form part of a valid contract? Do you still need a hard copy of a contract if it’s filled out online? Are internet checkboxes a good choice? The digital age has changed some aspects of each industry, and the fitness industry hasn’t been immune. As your industry adapts, you may find yourself using...
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